• Sunday , 5 July 2020

Texture Painting a Stylized Low Poly Ax in Blender – Exercise Notes

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CGC Members can submit their exercise here: https://cgcookie.com/exercise/texture-painting-an-ax

This exercise is designed to be a sandbox for texture painting. In the Fundamentals of Texturing course ( https://cgcookie.com/course/introduction-to-texturing ), you learned the essential skills needed for unwrapping a model’s UV’s and painting a texture for it. Now for this exercise, the challenge is to apply that knowledge to paint a stylized ax! Don’t rely on image textures for this one. Your submission should be painted by hand. If you need to brush up on your digital painting skills before getting started, review the Concept Art Fundamentals learning flow.

“Sunday” by cdk http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/cdk/53755 
“Another Way” by Psykick http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Psykick/52938
“Amigos” by Platinum Butterfly http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/F_Fact/52032 
“Melancholicose” by Phazor http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/aerosolspray/32690
“Start to Grow” by cdk http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/cdk/43815


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  1. Bruno Bruno
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    My first time texture painting! https://imgur.com/a/2p66ClL

  2. Kinzuko
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    I have been using blender on and off for a few years, and already in the first 3 minutes I learned how to better unwrap my objects, thank you sir!

    It's all the little things that I literally have never noticed of heard of before that make this tutorial really good

  3. CamBamMcKee
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Would it be a good idea to do something like normal and reflection maps on hand-painted textures?

  4. Pineapqles
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Damn, I watched this whole thing and I was so amazed by your work that almost 30 minutes passed by and it felt like 10 minutes!

  5. German Viktorovich
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    2:11 you can just unwrap mirrored mesh, so after applying modifier — all UV's would be perfectly match 😉

  6. Frank B
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Very, very helpful, Thank You!

  7. vazak11
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Great advice!

  8. Mat Carr
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Great tutorial finally someone explains this step by step

  9. JustTom
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    I really like your style of art!

  10. Kevin Iglesias
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Really cool and useful. I would like to see more 3D hand-painted stuff from CG Cookie. I was a citizen for some months, totally worth it!

  11. Abdullah Al Azzawi
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    thanks a lot for sharing your knowledge great work my friend keep it up!

  12. RealityXHD
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Great work! Thanks!

    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Thanks. Learned something new. All the best.

  14. Alex Anthony
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    This looks amazing. Mine looks like crap.

  15. Артём Божко
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    А как же addon для показа клавиш ? 🙁

  16. Ethan Lane
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    This is amazing.

  17. funisfun8
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Right about 20:45 when you were painting the dents and cracks my brain took a second and then suddenly switched to seeing those as 3D shading instead of just color. Crazy!

  18. Andreas Björkman
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    I'd argue you could have gotten better utilization with a 256×1024 texture instead (and you'd only need 2 pixels of padding – this MAY affect performance in extreme cases but we're talking such low resolution mip mapping won't generally affect performance noticeably anyway)

  19. Parker Belholland
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Thanks! I can't wait to start painting some textures instead of using images.

  20. doublestarsystem
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Scoore moore is talking about helping beginners!!!come on man…this skilled brush and habile gestures are only found in artists…i am only in the stage of the cube since the days of blender 2.45 (2004?)…never succeded a descent modeling or render…perhaps in another life…by the way…i am so impressed by the artist and teacher at the same time…thanx…🖒🖒🖒🖒

  21. LuckBringer
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Dude, you are the best

  22. RDS
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    best video on texture painting with blender

  23. Carllos
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    amazing tutorial but I have a one question. Why does this happeing to my painting 🙁 ? : https://zapodaj.net/171234fbb78e3.png.html

  24. Sean Palumbo
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Is it me or does this guy try to throw too many shortcuts at you in 1 video? If this is the first time you're trying to texture paint do you really think the best way about going about it is saying 10-15 different shortcuts in a 5 minute span? Blenders already insane as it is with the 1.4 trillion shortcuts there are.

  25. pfp4ever
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    how to get the view on the left side
    ctrl l does not do anything for me
    even though i respect your intention to help people learning this stuff it was lacking alot of informations for me
    hope this comment can help you improve for the future have a nice day

  26. CJ The Realest
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    My blender crashes when I try to paint in the 3d texture viewport what do I do? I have blender 2.79

  27. Rogel Salaysay
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    can I add normal map while painting so I could easily see the area where the need to have shadow or highlight?

  28. IL Boassa
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    congratulations for the video but I have a question. after closing and reopening the blender, the uv I colored is gone. precise that I am Italian and my English sucks and then maybe I missed a ride. but what should I do to save the work done? if you save the image then it is no longer editable.

  29. Chris R
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    very nice tutorial! thank you!

  30. jeff Rayner
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Do you want to speed up the development of your project? go to: https://jeff-rayner.itch.io/kit-bedroom

  31. Mustafa Ali
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    That's a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing.

  32. Cel Koken
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Amazing! Thank you very much!

  33. Michael Thelen
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Really great video! Im a huge fan of talking through what your doing while doing it. Really helps us (the folks learning) understand not just what your doing but why.

  34. gatonegro
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25


  35. Dan Mironenko
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Veeeery clean. Veeery good. Thank you for tut, definitely will recommend it to colleagues.

  36. Logan Wiesen
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Thx a lot!!!!!

  37. CommunistHamster
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    ha i didn't know blender had gradient fill

  38. zogo lov
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    hello sir thanks for this please put the link of download this model

  39. bumoverflow
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Very helpful, thanks for the tutorial

  40. Валентин Гришкин
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Спасибо за урок 🙂

  41. Mama Mello
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Thanks for the video <3

  42. Seanchai
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    This is great not enough videos really explain and demonstrait why they paint using the tools that they do.

  43. Score Moore
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    Thank you sir, I think I will be dedicating about a week or too on your character modeling videos these video really help beginners out, thanks.

  44. Alysa Fajard
    July 6, 2019 at 05:25

    why does your axe have tris? i thought tris are bad?

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